GMS July 1998 Family #564 - Philippines

GMS FAMILY #564 is located over the Philippines, centrally at 11.18 latitude 121.74 longitude. The system lasted 51 hours and is presented here inside a 40 degree window, where the center of the CS is designated by a diamond.

Using the CTread software available at this site a match was found between the CT database and TRMM data by searching on July 3, 1998, latitude 12.3, longitude 119.4, nominal time of GMT 21. To view the search output click here.

Images of TRMM parameters and DX parameters associated with this timestep

NEAR SURFACE TMI 85.5 GHZ TMI 85.5 GHZ
RAIN RATE VERTICAL HORIZONTAL
Near Surface Rain Rate 98070321 TMI 85.5 GHZ Vertical  98070321 TMI 85.5 GHZ Horizontal  98070321
HEIGHT HEIGHT DX CLOUD TOP
OF STORM OF FREEZING TEMPERATURE
Height of Storm 98070321 Height of Freezing  98070321 DX Cloud Top Temperature 98070321

Because of the nature of the TRMM orbit a match between the datasets does not always result in TRMM data coverage for an entire CS area. This can be seen in family #564 at the 45th hour. Complete coverage of the CS area can be seen by viewing a complete image of the DX parameter. Animation of the DX cloud top temperature over the lifecycle of the family can be viewed by clicking the link below.

DX CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE DX CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE
TRMM VIEW DX VIEW
Cloud Top Temperature 98070421 DX Cloud Top Temperature 98070421
Animation of Cloud Top temperature -Family #564

Return to Deep Convective Tracking home page